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        12/13/2013, Tevet 10, 5774

      IDF May Work with PA in Snow Rescue


      The Israel Defense Force is assisting police and rescue workers to assist stranded drivers, and other emergencies as the snowstorm continues. IDF personnel stated they have been in contact with the Palestinian Authority, which controls Arab-populatated cities and other parts of the region, in order to work together. Power is out in many areas and flooding has occured. Although there is a tense relationship due to terrorism and other issues, the IDF and the PA have worked together in the past in cases of natural disasters.